Study in South Africa: KAS Funds Parliamentary Research Internship 2022

This is to inform the general public that KAS Funds Parliamentary Research Internship Program 2022 for South Africans (Stipend Available) is now ongoing for interested applicants.

About Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung KAS

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation (known in German as Konrad-Adenauer-StiftungKAS) is a German political party foundation associated with but independent of the centre-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU).

The organisation’s headquarters are situated in Sankt Augustin near Bonn, as well as in Berlin. Globally, Internationally the KAS has 78 offices and runs programs in over 100 nations. Its current chairman is the former President of the German parliament Deutscher Bundestag, Norbert Lammert accroding to wiki.

It is a registered member of the Martens Centre, the official foundation and think tank of the European People’s Party (EPP). In 2020, it ranked 15th amongst think tanks worldwide.

About The Award

When is Application Deadline?

14th June 2022

Tell Me About Award:

A full time, five month placement as a researcher for a political party at Parliament in Cape Town (18 July – 12 December 2022).

KAS funds research internships in the South African parliament. As part of the programme, you work within the research team of political parties and find out how politics and parliament function.

What Type of Scholarship is this?


Who can apply?

Individuals with postgraduate qualifications in politics, economics, law, media and related fields.

How are Applicants Selected?

Outstanding academic performance, personal suitability, political and social commitment. We expect candidates to have a broad general education and a strong interest in political issues, a positive attitude towards democracy and human rights and to exercise tolerance with regard to different-minded people.

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Which Countries are Eligible?

South Africa

How Many Scholarships will be Given?


What is the Benefit of Scholarship?

Increase familiarity with structures, processes and people in Parliament. Opportunity to network widely in Parliament for job opportunities. Generally improved job prospects and deepened knowledge of political sector. Join the KAS alumni network.

How Long will Program Last?

5 months

How to Apply for Scholarship?

Apply HERE

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